Garo: Vanishing Line


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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 7, 2017 to Mar 31, 2018
Premiered: Fall 2017
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:23 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: MythologyMythology
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.151 (scored by 2198821,988 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #32312
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2208
Members: 68,808
Favorites: 118

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Corruption looms over the prosperous Russell City, where manifestations of negative emotions called Horrors cause chaos and mayhem. The Makai Order is the last bastion of hope against these unholy creatures. Using several small businesses as fronts, they deploy powerful Makai Knights and magical Makai Alchemists to combat the Horror threat.

Within this secretive order, the highest rank of Golden Knight has been bestowed upon a large, powerful man named Sword, granting him use of the Garo armor and blade. He alone knows of a plot that threatens the entire Makai Order, with his only hint being the phrase “El Dorado." While fighting a Horror, he encounters Sophia "Sophie" Hennis, a teenage girl whose brother's disappearance years ago is also linked to the same phrase. The two agree to work together to uncover the truth behind "El Dorado" and the disappearance of Sophie's brother.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kaji, Yuuki


Matsuoka, Yoshitsugu


Oka, Junko


Takagaki, Ayahi

Waitress Chiaki

Takahashi, Chiaki


Park, Seong-Hu
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Character Design, Setting, Key Animation, Animation Director, Assistant Animation Director
Kubo, Souichirou
Sound Director
Inokawa, Shintarou
Episode Director
Umemoto, Yui
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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1: "EMG" by JAM Project
2: "HOWLING SWORD" by Shuhei Kita

Ending Theme

1: "Sofia (ソフィア)" by Masami Okui
2: "Promise" by Chihiro Yonekura

Mar 30, 2018
Stark700 (All reviews)
Sometimes, old ideas never die and Garo is an example that feels timeless regardless what setting it takes in. Upon being announced for a new anime series, I was rather ecstatic upon realizing the setting this show would take place. Contrary to some of the past series that took place in dark fantasy world, we got a modern Garo. That’s right, a series that takes place in modern times with politics, technology, and new dangers lurking in the shadows.

Confession time. I’m actually not a huge Garo fan. In fact, my first exposure to the franchise is from 2014 when Garo: The Animation aired. Basically, I read more
Mar 30, 2018
KANLen09 (All reviews)
Garo: Vanishing Line, the 3rd installment of the Garo series, which *SPOLIER TIME* if you don't know, here's a trait of these types:
1) Every Garo story takes place in a different city (Spain, Japan, US)
2) Whatever the story is, the good vs. evil divergence story setting is STILL the same with Makai Knights vs. Horrors and the masterminds behind each series
3) Expect intense action with good yet improving CGI since all of the Garo anime series are done by the one and only MAPPA.

...except, when you realize who's directing this series, and it's a Korean! This is Park Sunghoo's 1st role as director, and while read more
Mar 30, 2018
dadnaya (All reviews)
Would you like to get HYPED? Are you looking for some action? Here is the place!

Garo:Vanishing line is a standalone anime, so you don't need to watch the older Garos in order to watch this one. What is this about? Well the sypnosis probably tells it better but in summary: Knights and Alchemists fighting Horrors, making their way to uncover the mysteries of El Dorado.

Why did I like it so much? Because it was great. It did exactly what I was looking for.

Sometimes it feels like shows try to make action anime epic yet fail with some underhanded tactics. Either fights ending too soon, or read more
Mar 30, 2018
Raggadish (All reviews)
As a MAPPA fan, I almost never deny their shows a try, with Garo: Vanishing Line being no exception. And it was actually a quite nice watch. Nothing mind-blowing or world-changing, but a comfortable and colourful watch. This is my first entry to the Garo-franchise, so I will have no comparisons with the other series in the Garo-universe in my review.

The story is a bit slow paced, taking its time to its finishing line (yes, pun intended). As gathered from the synopsis, the main story is about the girl Sophie Hennes and the Makai knight Sword, and their common goal to find this read more

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